Route revealed for Oxfordshire stage of Women’s Tour cycling race.

Culture

Route revealed for Oxfordshire stage of Women’s Tour cycling race

Residents between Chipping Norton, Carterton, Faringdon, Didcot and Oxford will be able to cheer on the elit riders when this year’s cycling race comes to Oxfordshire on Saturday, 11 June.
Marta Bastianelli wins first stage of AJ Bell Women’s Tour in Banbury / 2022 Women’s Tour Cycle Race Grand Finale

Culture

2022 Women’s Tour cycling race set for Oxfordshire finale

Stage six of Britain’s biggest and longest-running international women’s cycling stage race will start in Chipping Norton before culminating in Oxford city centre.
Country Creatures announces the launch of its Guest Chef series in January 2022

Food & Drink

Country Creatures announces the launch of its Guest Chef series in January 2022

Guest chefs will prepare and showcase a multi-course menu at the independently-owned collection of boutique hotels and restaurants in the Oxfordshire Cotswolds.
Have your say on West Oxfordshire District Council’s 2022/23 budget

Government

Have your say on West Oxfordshire District Council’s 2022/23 budget

Residents and businesses are being urged to give their views on where West Oxfordshire District Council’s tax will be spent as it prepares its budget for the next financial year.
A garden room at Soho Farmhouse

Travel & Stay

Soho Farmhouse gets permission for 20 new bedroom huts

It will transform the site of a former camping field and football pitch into new bedrooms, adding to it’s collection of cabins, farm buildings, gym, restaurants and walled garden cottages.
Chipping Norton IT firm in growth drive following expansion and investment

Business Services

Chipping Norton based firm Sci-Net in growth drive

Sci-Net – which designs and delivers ERP, CRM and cloud infrastructure solutions – is strengthening its industry position with a strategic acquisition, the launch of new premises and a raft of new hires.
Freedom day as almost all lockdown restrictions are lifted in Oxfordshire

Community

Freedom day as almost all lockdown restrictions are lifted in Oxfordshire

Almost all restrictions on social contact end in Oxfordshire as the country moves into the final stage of easing lockdown restrictions in the so called ‘Freedom Day’.
Grant saves 12 rural bus services from axe until April 2022

Transport

Grant saves 12 rural bus services from axe until April 2022

Oxfordshire County Council will use £275k of its existing Local Authority Bus Subsidy Grant (LABSG) to support the services which would otherwise have faced withdrawal in August 2021.
Gigabit-capable, full-fibre broadband coming to Oxfordshire

Infrastructure

Gigabit-capable, full-fibre broadband coming to Oxfordshire

Residents are set to benefit from faster internet with a significant number of Oxfordshire towns being confirmed for an upgrade to gigabit-capable, full-fibre broadband.
Young adults account for half of all new COVID-19 cases in Oxfordshire

Community

Young adults account for half of all new COVID-19 cases in Oxfordshire

Those aged between 18 and 29 are being encouraged to get vaccinated as soon as possible and continue with twice-weekly testing as cases in the county continue to rise.